The table below looks at the statistics for GGSN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GGSN over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 429 420 447
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +27
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 8 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.037% 0.099% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.46% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 5
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +21.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £48,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +22.50%
GGSN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4899 4614 5358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.72% 21.70% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3619 3603 4362
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GGSN across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GGSN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GGSN
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GGSN across the South East region.

GGSN Salary Trend in the South East

GGSN
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GGSN across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

GGSN Salary Histogram in the South East

GGSN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GGSN within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -1 8 £52,500 +9.37%
GGSN
England

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing GGSN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GGSN.

1 23 (100.00%) SGSN
2 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
3 13 (56.52%) 3G
3 13 (56.52%) LTE
4 11 (47.83%) GPRS
5 10 (43.48%) UMTS
5 10 (43.48%) Internet
6 9 (39.13%) Smartphone
6 9 (39.13%) GSM
6 9 (39.13%) Broadband
6 9 (39.13%) Validation
7 8 (34.78%) 3GPP
7 8 (34.78%) WCDMA
8 7 (30.43%) Wireless
9 5 (21.74%) Marketing
10 4 (17.39%) CDMA
11 3 (13.04%) ISDN
11 3 (13.04%) PSTN
11 3 (13.04%) UNIX
11 3 (13.04%) ATM
11 3 (13.04%) Firewall
11 3 (13.04%) Megaco
11 3 (13.04%) ISUP
11 3 (13.04%) MGW
11 3 (13.04%) 4G
12 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
12 2 (8.70%) Degree
12 2 (8.70%) Network Design
12 2 (8.70%) Huawei
12 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing GGSN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GGSN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) SGSN
2 13 (56.52%) 3G
2 13 (56.52%) LTE
3 11 (47.83%) GPRS
4 10 (43.48%) UMTS
4 10 (43.48%) Internet
5 9 (39.13%) GSM
5 9 (39.13%) Broadband
6 8 (34.78%) 3GPP
6 8 (34.78%) WCDMA
7 7 (30.43%) Wireless
8 4 (17.39%) CDMA
9 3 (13.04%) ISDN
9 3 (13.04%) PSTN
9 3 (13.04%) ATM
9 3 (13.04%) Firewall
9 3 (13.04%) Megaco
9 3 (13.04%) ISUP
9 3 (13.04%) MGW
9 3 (13.04%) 4G
General
1 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Design Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Design Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Core Network Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Network Support
6 4 (17.39%) Technical Support
7 2 (8.70%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Test Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) MAPI
1 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
2 2 (8.70%) Windows NT
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Validation
2 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
2 2 (8.70%) Network Design
3 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) CCIP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Huawei
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) Sybase
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Ericsson